Idea Management Software provides a set of tools that allow managers and engineers to cooperate with a common understanding of processes and goals. Idea Management or Innovation management allows the organization to respond to external or internal opportunities, and use its creativity to introduce new ideas, processes or products.
The key is actually is not the number of ideas posted – there is no correlation between the total number of ideas – and the outcomne, the key in a successful idea management is to motivate the users to participate. With the idea market feature of Mazzum and the build in gamification, users can invest virtually Mazzum Coins and get a return on investment.
The collected points and Mazzum Coins can be later redeemed in the Shop. The Shop might have company gifts, or any kind of a reward. Some companies even give a one to one Exchange with real Money.
ACAR in Switzerland, a Microsoft Partner is a enterprise software company specializing in Innovation Management Software for SharePoint.
Mazzum helps companies build a Culture of Innovation from within, using the power of their most valuable resource, their employees and stakeholders.
Mazzum believes that corporate innovation must be properly strategized to reach specific company goals, and that entails creating an end-to-end innovation pipeline to reach implementation.
The Innovation culture is the key here. Read about Creating Innovation Kulture at McKinsy. Actually the best Innovation Management tool is worthless without the Innovation culture.
Mazzum is a comprehensive innovation management platform based on SharePoint that allows enterprises to collect ideas from employees, customers or suppliers, enable those individuals to collaborate on and develop ideas, and give decision makers more complex input through scorecarding built into the platform.
Easy Deployment with a site template, extensible with MS PowerApp and MS Flow.
Common Features of Idea Management Software
Organize ideas by grouping them into specific campaigns and challenges. Campaigns can be open to the public, employees or select groups.
Set up discrete stages for ideas to pass through as they progress from initial idea to final approval, helping systemize, monitor and benchmark the entire process.
Visualize how the various elements of an idea (or several ideas) relate to one another. These are graphical tools, usually with drag-and-drop UIs.
Many idea management platforms come with tools that help teams work together, like document and file sharing, collective to-do lists and automated notifications.
Some idea management platforms allow for custom visual branding, so the interface can match your website and the look and feel of your brand.
Make idea sharing and development part of a contest, competition or on-going game.
Gamification can encourage people to help in the ideation process.
Rearrange and configure the various stages of the idea management process and control which users get to participate in which stages.
• Easy-to-Understand User Interface
• Customizable Analytics Dashboard
• Customizable Workflows
• Personalized Training for Facilitators
• Customizable Interface
• Multi-Level Idea Evaluation
• Gamified for Employee Engagement
• Idea Market
• Pledge Money
• Pointing and Rewarding
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Mazzum helps brands drive innovation with innovation management software designed to solicit, evaluate, and implement new ideas from employees, customers, and suppliers. Mazzum is easy to use and to administer. PowerApp and MS Flow as well PowerBI can extend the solution and push it to the enterprise level.
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